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  • Baseball

    Austin Heuer

    The first athletic team at Carleton, dating back to 1887, the Knights continue to enjoy success in the present day. Austin Heuer earned All-MIAC recognition for his play during the 2017 season. Head coach Aaron Rushing is Carleton’s all time leader in wins with 177 victories.

  • Men's Basketball

    Quinn Johnson

    TThe men's basketball team has qualified for the MIAC Playoffs 16 times in the last 21 seasons and captured the program’s first conference title in 40 seasons in 2005-06. The Knights won 14 consecutive games during the 2016-2017 season and qualified for the MIAC Playoffs. Kevin Grow '18 and Kent Hanson '20 were named All-MIAC performers for the Knights during the 2016-2017 season.

  • Women's Basketball

    Katie Chavez

    The women’s basketball team has collected three MIAC regular-season titles and four MIAC Playoff titles over the last 19 years. During the 2016-2017 season, Sam Cooke '20 and Cece Leone '19 received All-MIAC recognition for their play.

  • Men's Cross Country

    Tris Dodge

    The men’s cross country team placed two runners in the top 50 at the 2015 NCAA Championships. The Knights placed fifth at the 2016 MIAC Championships. The Knights have won 23 conference crowns and one national team title. Carleton runners have earned 21 All-America citations.

  • Women's Cross Country

    Amanda Mosborg

    The women’s cross country team has qualified for the NCAA Championships the last six seasons (2011-2016), 11 of the last 12 seasons, and 18 times overall. The team has also been nationally ranked each year from 2006-2016. The Knights won three straight MIAC titles (2013-2015) and took second in the MIAC in 2016.

  • Football

    Christian Zaytoun

    The Knights have 57 winning seasons and more than 450 victories in the history of the program. The Knights had seven players recognized as All-MIAC performers during the 2016 season.

  • Men's Golf

    David Perl

    Men's Golf has one of the longest and most storied histories of any athletic program at Carleton. Men's Golf sports the Knights’ first individual national champion in Wally Ulrich '47, who captured the 1943 national title playing against mostly Division I competition. The team won 12 Midwest Conference titles before moving to the MIAC in 1983.

  • Women's Golf

    Ayumi Sakamoto

    Carleton captured the MIAC conference title in 2017, doing so in record-breaking fashion, for their second conference title. Alyssa Akiyama was named the MIAC player of the year during the 2016-2017 season and five other Knights earned All-MIAC honors during the same season. Head Coach Eric Sieger was voted by his peers as the MIAC Coach-the-Year for the fourth time.

  • Men's Soccer

    Brandon Hilliard

    The Knights have posted 16 winning seasons in the past 17 years while playing in one of the most competitive men's soccer conferences in the country. The Knights made NCAA Championships appearances in 2008, 2012, and 2013. Carleton owns a 72-17-12 record (.809) in conference games in the last nine seasons.

  • Women's Soccer

    Ruby Kazemi

    Carleton women’s soccer has averaged nearly 10 wins per season spanning the last decade, including back-to-back MIAC regular-season crowns in 2010 and 2011. Ruby Kazemi and Madeline Topf were recognized as All-MIAC performers during the 2016 season.

  • Softball

    Anna Lauko

    Head coach Amy Erickson is the school’s all-time winningest coach, and she ended the 2017 season with 229 wins, more than double the next closest total in program history. The Knights have posted double-digit victory totals in 23 of the last 31 seasons.

  • Men's Swimming and Diving

    Evan Harris

    Since 1995 the Knights have produced 149 all-conference performances, 41 individual conference titles, 17 All-Americans, 16 Honorable Mention All-Americans and have placed in fourth or better in the MIAC Championships 16 times, highlighted by third-place finishes in 2008, 2013, 2014, and 2015.

  • Women's Swimming and Diving

    Annie Doubleday

    Maria Wetzel ’17 made her third consecutive trip to the NCAA Championships in 2017 and Caroline Mather '19 earned All-American honors in 2017, continuing the Knights' trend of success at the national level. Since 1999, Carleton has had swimmers advance to the NCAA Championships in 18 of the last 20 seasons. Over that span, team members have won 9 national titles, turned in 28 All-America performances, and received All-America Honorable Mention 35 additional times.

  • Men's Tennis

    Kevin Mei

    The Knights set a team record having seven members of the squad earning All-MIAC honors during the 2017 season. Head Coach Stephan Zweifel, is a five-time MIAC Men’s Tennis Coach of the Year (2002, 2003, 2004,2008, and 2017), and has guided the Knights to two of the three NCAA Championship appearances in school history (2004 and 2010).

  • Women's Tennis

    Zoe Park

    The Carleton women’s tennis team has enjoyed a great deal of recent success, as the Knights have been regionally ranked every year since 2009.Carleton has advanced to the NCAA Championships six times overall, including back-to-back-to-back trips from 2012-14. During the 2016-2017 season, Head Coach Luciano Battaglini was named MIAC Coach-of-the-Year.

  • Men's Track and Field

    Ben Withbroe

    The men's track and field squad has been one of the most successful programs at Carleton, sporting three individual national titles. Since 2004, the Knights have seen 11 All-America performances and a total of 99 All-MIAC performances. The Knights produced 34 MIAC event titles over that same span. Most recently, Jerry Cook-Gallardo ’18 won the 1000-meter runs at the 2015, 2016, and 2017 MIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships.

  • Women's Track and Field

    Damali Britton

    The women's track and field program has witnessed 10 National Champions in 10 different events. Since 2000, the Knights have seen 34 All-America performances and turned in a total of 183 All-MIAC performances, including 76 MIAC event titles. Alexa Feeney placed fifth in the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships, earning All-America honors.

  • Volleyball

    Abby Loe

    Under head coach Heidi Jaynes, the team has enjoyed unparalleled success, as she currently ranks first on Carleton's all-time win list with 272 victories. The Knights were led in 2017 by All-MIAC and All-America Honorable Mention selection Lucy Stevens.